Mon, November 01, 2010

2010 Autumn Sightseeing

Autumn view in eastern Holand

Photos taken on Oct. 31, 2010 show the autumn view of De Hoge Veluwe national park in eastern Holand.. Full story

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Trekking into the clouds at Haidian

With autumn cooling things off in the capital, now is the perfect time to get out of the metropolis and go hiking without breaking too much of a sweat.

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2010-10-28 01:55:47 GMT Xinhua English The only desert poplar park in the world is located 70 kilometers to the desert road in Luntai county, Tarim, Xinjiang. It is also the best location to view the poplar trees in Xinjiang. The park combines scenic sights of the Tahei River, poplar trees and desert into one. It is the largest, oldest, most complete poplar tree protection area. There is a 17-kilometer long sightseeing area. In autumn, visitors can enjoy the various shapes of poplar trees here. In the entertainment zone, a railway links some big lakes in the forest. Visitors can take the sightseeing train to travel around.

Late autumn landscape of Taihang Mountains

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Colourful autumn at Qilian Mountains in NW China's Qinghai

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Beauty of autumn

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Smoke bush lights up the capital in seasonal scarlet

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Autumn view in eastern Holand

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Enjoying autumn afternoon on Potomac River outside Washington D.C.

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Golden autumn day in New York's Central Park

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Trek Nepal's Annapurna Circuit before it's paved over

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Autumn scenery in ancient Russian city

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Autumn colour in New England and beyond

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